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Meghana Ranganathan '17

Meghana Ranganathan
Ph.D Candidate, Climate Science
 MIT Glaciology Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
I'm a graduate student at MIT, where I specialize in Antarctic ice flow.  I build physical models (using quite a bit of math!) to understand why Antarctic glaciers are accelerating and losing mass so rapidly.  While I was always interested in climate change and environmental issues, Swarthmore really brought out a love of math in me - thanks to Professor Deb Bergstrand, Professor Lynne Schofield, and Professor Victor Barranca, who all taught me the power of math to understand the world around us.